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Perl Language Reference Manual
by Larry Wall and others
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sin EXPR

sin

Returns the sine of EXPR (expressed in radians). If EXPR is omitted, returns sine of $_.

For the inverse sine operation, you may use the Math::Trig::asin function, or use this relation:

sub asin { atan2($_[0], sqrt(1 - $_[0] * $_[0])) }
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